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Headlines - January 18, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-01-18

Duration: 00:04:28

Subjects: Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | SPECIAL SESSIONS | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | Headlines | Tenneco Oil Refinery (Chalmette, La.) | Strikes | Violence | Campaign Finance | Elections, 1979


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the January 18, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: the death of an equipment supervisor at the Tenneco Refinery in Chalmette, where the union workers are on strike; the release of the campaign finance reports from the 1979 gubernatorial election; and Governor-Elect Dave Treen addressing the possibility that he will call a special session in March so that the legislature can elect its leaders and appoint committee members before the start of the regular session. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome